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Research and Innovation interests

  • developmental psychopathology
  • parenting
  • family dynamics
  • secondary caregivers: nannies, grandparents
  • behavioral genetics

Education/Academic qualification

Developmental Psychology, PhD, The family dynamics in nanny-employed families and their impact on the cared child, Middle East Technical University

Award Date: 30 May 2022

Supervised by
  • Şahin Acar, Başak

Clinical Psychology, MA, Mothering a child that is not “mine”: The perceptions about mothering and babysitting of immigrant babysitters who had left their children behind, Istanbul Bilgi University

Award Date: 9 Oct 2013

Supervised by
  • Çatay Çalışkan, Zeynep


  • BF Psychology
  • Child psychopathology
  • Parenting
  • Family dynamics
  • Nanny-child relationship
  • Gradparents
  • Early childhood
  • Parent-child relationship
  • Play
  • Early Career Researcher


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  • Data from an International Multi-Centre Study of Statistics and Mathematics Anxieties and Related Variables in University Students (the SMARVUS Dataset)

    Terry, J., Ross, R. M., Nagy, T., Salgado, M., Garrido-Vásquez, P., Sarfo, J. O., Cooper, S., Buttner, A. C., Lima, T. J. S., Öztürk, İ., Akay, N., Santos, F. H., Artemenko, C., Copping, L. T., Elsherif, M. M., Milovanović, I., Cribbie, R. A., Drushlyak, M. G., Swainston, K., Shou, Y., & 135 othersLeongómez, J. D., Palena, N., Abidin, F. A., Reyes-Rodríguez, M. F., He, Y., Abraham, J., Vatakis, A., Jankowsky, K., Schmidt, S. N. L., Grimm, E., González, D., Schmid, P., Ferreira, R. A., Rozgonjuk, D., Özhan, N., O’Connor, P. A., Zsido, A. N., Stiglic, G., Rhodes, D., Rodríguez, C., Ropovik, I., Enea, V., Nurwanti, R., Estudillo, A. J., Beribisky, N., Himawan, K. K., Geven, L. M., Van Hoogmoed, A. H., Bret, A., Chapman, J. E., Alter, U., Flack, Z. M., Hanna, D., Soltanlou, M., Banik, G., Adamkovič, M., Van Der Ven, S. H. G., Mosbacher, J. A., Şen, H. H., Anderson, J. R., Batashvili, M., De Groot, K., Parker, M. O., Helmy, M., Ostroha, M. M., Gilligan-Lee, K. A., Egara, F. O., Barwood, M. J., Thomas, K., McMahon, G., Griffin, S. M., Nuerk, H. C., Counsell, A., Lindemann, O., Van Rooy, D., Wege, T. E., Lewis, J. E., Aczel, B., Monaghan, C., Al-Hoorie, A. H., Huber, J. F., Yapan, S., Garrido Vásquez, M. E., Callea, A., Ergiyen, T., Clay, J. M., Mertens, G., Topçu, F., Tutlu, M. G., Täht, K., Mikkor, K., Caso, L., Karner, A., Storm, M. M. C., Daroczy, G., Zein, R. A., Greco, A., Buchanan, E. M., Schmid, K., Hunt, T. E., De Keersmaecker, J., Branney, P. E., Randell, J., Clark, O. J., Steltenpohl, C. N., Malu, B., Tekeş, B., Ramis, T., Agrigoroaei, S., Badcock, N. A., McAloney-Kocaman, K., Semenikhina, O. V., Graf, E. W., Lea, C., Ogba, K. T. U., Guppy, F. M., Warhurst, A. C., Lindsay, S., Al Khateeb, A., Scharnowski, F., De Kwaadsteniet, L., Francis, K. B., Lecompte, M., Webster, L. A. D., Morsanyi, K., Forwood, S. E., Walters, E. R., Tip, L. K., Wagge, J. R., Lai, H. Y., Crossland, D. S., Darda, K. M., Flack, T. R., Leviston, Z., Brolly, M., Hills, S. P., Collins, E., Roberts, A. J., Cheung, W. Y., Leonard, S., Verschuere, B., Stanley, S. K., Xenidou-Dervou, I., Ghasemi, O., Liew, T., Ansari, D., Guilaran, J., Penny, S. G., Bahnmueller, J., Hand, C. J., Rahajeng, U. W., Peterburg, D., Takacs, Z. K., Platow, M. J. & Field, A. P., 2023, In: Journal of Open Psychology Data. 11, 1, 8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    3 Citations (SciVal)
  • Çocuklukta duygu ve bellek ilişkisi

    Translated title of the contribution: The relationship between emotion and memory in childhoodŞahin Acar, B. & Akay, N., Apr 2024, Çocukluktan Yetişkinliğe Duygu ve Biliş. Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, p. 54-67

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

  • Mother-nanny sensitive parenting and coparenting in triadic mother-nanny-child interactions and their associations with child well-being

    Akay, N., Şahin Acar, B. & Fearon, R. P., 2023.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterpeer-review

  • Nanny-child relationship, family dynamics and child well-being in Turkey and the UK

    Akay, N., Şahin Acar, B. & Fearon, R. P., 2023.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractpeer-review

  • Sex Stereotypes of Adolescents in Traffic: The Role of Sex and Family Relationships

    Öztürk, İ. & Akay, N., 31 Oct 2023, In: Trafik ve Ulaşım Araştırmaları Dergisi.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review